Posts Tagged ‘ television ’

GOP reveals midterm blueprint

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

The GOP blueprint for winning control of the House is rapidly coming into focus, with the National Republican Congressional Committee readying a $22 million TV ad blitz aimed at a handful of powerful, long-serving incumbents and several dozen of the most junior members of the Democratic majority. POLITICO has learned that the
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Time-shifting on TV more than doubles in past year

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

LOS ANGELES | Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:53pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Time-shifted TV viewing has more than doubled over the past year and over 40 percent of Americans now make plans to record their favorite shows and watch them later, according to a survey released on Tuesday. More than two-thirds of viewers have
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James doubts Gilbert cared about him (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

MIAMI (AP)—Adding a new layer to the rift between LeBron James(notes) and Dan Gilbert, the NBA’s two-time reigning MVP and new Miami Heat forward has told GQ magazine that he isn’t sure the Cleveland Cavaliers owner “ever cared” about him during their time together. In an article released Tuesday, James spoke of how widespread criticism
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Obama: Keep Democrats in power

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – President Obama, in campaign mode for most of the day, shifted from bashing Republicans to praising his congressional allies at a posh fundraiser late Friday, declaring that keeping Democrats in power “is my focus over the next several months.” “I hope you understand why we’re here tonight. It’s
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Ailing Zsa Zsa Gabor to spend final days at home

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:25pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has decided to spend her final days at her Bel Air home after declining to undergo any more surgery, her publicist said on Monday. Gabor, 93, was given the last rites by a priest in hospital at the
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Rooney Mara joins Daniel Craig for ‘Dragon Tattoo’ (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Newcomer Rooney Mara has landed one of the most-coveted roles in Hollywood, co-starring alongside James Bond star Daniel Craig in the English-language remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Sony Pictures announced Monday that Mara, 25, will play Lisbeth Salander, a fearless genius tormented by a terrible childhood, in the crime
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Zsa Zsa Gabor asks for last rites

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

SAN FRANCISCO | Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:53am EDT SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, a fixture in Hollywood for six decades, asked that a priest read her the last rites on Sunday, following hospitalization two days earlier due to complications from hip surgery. The 93-year-old Gabor, whose string of movies, television shows
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The biggest fish in Nevada

Aug 16th, 2010 | By politicsnews

As American political journalists go, there are few bigger fish for the size of their ponds than Jon Ralston. The 51-year-old Las Vegas-based television host, newspaper columnist, blogger, email-list author and prolific Tweeter, has built a one-man media franchise in Nevada that has few parallels anywhere else in the country. And, as
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Zsa Zsa Gabor asks for last rites

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

SAN FRANCISCO | Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:04pm EDT SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, a fixture in Hollywood for six decades, asked that a priest read her the last rites on Sunday, following hospitalization two days earlier due to complications from hip surgery. The 93-year-old Gabor, whose string of movies, television shows
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Neil Patrick Harris to be father of twins

Aug 15th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

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